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WAC Tournament - Texas-Arlington vs Utah State Final: 83-78 - Recap

Kevin Butler scored 23 points leading Texas-Arlington to an 83-78 victory over Utah State at Orleans Arena on Thursday.

Texas-Arlington won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs.

Texas-Arlington got 17 points from Karol Gruszecki and another 12 points from Cameron Catlett. Cameron Catlett contributed 7 assists, while Kevin Butler cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.

Utah State got 20 points from Jarred Shaw in a losing cause and another 19 points from Spencer Butterfield. Marcel Davis contributed 5 assists for them, while Jarred Shaw had 9 rebounds.

Texas-Arlington hit the break leading 40-29 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Utah State as they grabbed 30 boards, while Texas-Arlington only had 27.